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    WHAT'S NEW WITH
    NEW & NOTABLE

    Discover our redesigned New & Notable section that features catalog genre integration, comprehensive book lists and new course availability from Lynda.com.

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    TIS THE SEASON FOR
    CELEBRATION

    Happiness is coming together to celebrate community. Join us at these events of the season.

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    THE BENEFITS OF
    EBOOKS

    Learn the perks of ebooks and how the Akron-Summit County Public Library makes it even easier for our patrons to use!

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NEW & NOTABLE

Browse bestsellers, movies, music and other titles just added to the library catalog! Formerly known as “Featured Item Lists”.

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DATABASES

Research? We have you covered! Select any of our web-based reference databases for all of your research needs.

Databases by Subject or Databases A-Z

DIGITAL MEDIA

Borrow free TV shows, movies, ebooks, audiobooks, comics, and music with your ASCPL library card.

Digital Media

Library News

Fortunato Film School Presents It’s A Wonderful Life
Article Published: November 26, 2018
The Fortunato Film School Presents It’s A Wonderful Life on Wednesday, December 5 at 6:30 pm in the Main Library... Read More...
A Sunday Afternoon with Alexander McCall Smith
Article Published: October 29, 2018
The Main Event Speaker Series, an author series featuring prominent voices from the worlds of literature, the arts, politics... Read More...
IMAGE Lost Voices of The Great War Film Screening
Article Published: October 19, 2018
Tuesday, October 30, 7 pm - Main Library Auditorium Read More...

Are You A Library Friend?

Support your local library by joining Friends of the Library. Learn how you can share your time and library enthusiasm with this important volunteer group. Visit your local library’s web page to get started!

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Locations & Hours


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Main Library

60 South High Street, Akron, Ohio 44326
330.643.9000

Monday: 10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm
Friday: 10 am - 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday: 1 pm - 5 pm

Drive-Up Window closes ten minutes before the building closes for the day

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Science for Children and Teens

Ellet Branch Library
Use Play dough to learn the basics of electrical circuits
Monday, March 12 from 4-5 pm. Ages 5-12

Green Branch Library
Teens, get in touch with your inner mad Scientist
Saturday, March 3 at 11 am

Main Library
After School STEAM programs for grades K-6
Wednesdays March 7, 14, 21, 28 from 4-5 pm

Maple Valley Branch Library
Teens, learn about science with tech kits, learn about the Akron Zoo and use marshmallow peeps in science
Tuesdays March 6, 13, and 27 at 3:30 pm

Norton Branch Library
Teens join us for science topics
Tuesday, March 20 at 4 pm